* PLC moves on BPL backoffice work
PLC Network Solutions has tapped an OSS partner to support its broadband over powerline (BPL) services platform.
PLC said Canada-based IP Applications Corp. will supply it with an operational support system, network management system and help desk support for its powerline-based data, voice and video services suite.
PLC said its BPL technology has been deployed in more than 25 countries so far, with installations ranging from traditional residential areas, to apartments, office towers, schools, hotels, hospitals and government buildings.
* Aptela selects Broadwing for VoIP/PSTN connectivity
Aptela, a provider of hosted IP communications technologies, selected Broadwing Communications to provide VoIP access service to the public switched telephone network (PSTN).
Broadwing will replace Aptela’s current PSTN services vendors and provide scalable, cost-effective nationwide access via its Broadwing PSTNConnect SIP service. The service leverages the Session Initiation Protocol standard for call control.
* Viper Networks vPhone compatible with Sprint Network
Viper Networks said it has completed compatibility testing of its vPhone product for use on the Sprint Wireless Broadband Network. The test gives Viper Networks assurance its vPhone users will be able to access the Sprint Nationwide Network.
A variety of compatible Sprint Wireless mobile broadband cards can be purchased at www.sprint.com.
Viper Networks plans to announce other compatibility with major wireless providers as further testing is completed.